Melissa Aguilar

Melissa Aguilar is a researcher in the corporate leadership department at The Conference Board in New York. Her research focuses on corporate governance and risk issues, including succession planning, enterprise risk management, and shareholder activism. Aguilar serves as executive editor of Director Notes, a bimonthly online publication published by The Conference Board for corporate board members and business executives that covers issues such as governance, risk, and sustainability. She is also the author of The Conference Board Proxy Voting Fact Sheet and co-author of CEO Succession Practices.

Prior to joining The Conference Board, she reported on compliance and corporate governance issues as a contributor to Compliance Week and Bloomberg Brief Financial Regulation. Aguilar previously held a number of editorial positions at SourceMedia Inc.

Posts by Melissa Aguilar

  • The Conference Board Unveils Proxy Voting Analytics (01.08.13 )

    By Melissa Aguilar,  Researcher, Corporate Leadership, The Conference Board With another proxy season underway, many of the major themes for 2012—the effects of say on pay on shareholder engagement, the introduction of proxy access proposals, and the resurgence of board declassification resolutions—will remain center stage during 2013.

  • New Index Looks at S&P 100 Corporate Political Spending Policies and Practices (11.02.11 )

    With the 2012 presidential and congressional elections hurtling toward us and another proxy season just around the corner, the topic of corporate political spending is looming large, as U.S. companies weigh decisions on whether, how, and to what extent to spend corporate funds to contribute to political campaigns and advocacy organizations. The topic of corporate […]

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